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Signed On Aug 1, 2008, 12:28
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News Comments > X Rebirth in November; Specs; Trailers
28. Re: X Rebirth in November; Specs; Trailers Aug 8, 2013, 16:15 Slashman
 
Creston wrote on Aug 8, 2013, 15:52:
PHJF wrote on Aug 8, 2013, 15:46:
Wait a minute, you don't get to buy other ships? I knew there would be no player-piloted capital ships, but NO other ships??? Fuck that noise!

It's not noise. you get to buy plenty of other ships, including capital ships. See the Q&A that I linked.

Despite that I am still disappointed that the flagship you fly doesn't change. I don't much like the look of the Skunk personally.

I'd prefer to have a choice of at least a few different ship types/looks.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
22. Re: Morning Interviews Aug 6, 2013, 20:47 Slashman
 
Impressive resume or not, that still sounds like the standard corporate BS spiel.

The whole AAA mentality is exactly what keeps screwing the industry over as everyone has to have the next CoD, AC and whatever other stupid acronym is the big game buzzword.

How about someone executes an idea for a game and realistically sets a budget that doesn't include voiceovers from Patrick Stewart or Liam Neeson?

It's cute when you mention TF2, but no one else seems to actually want their players to make money off their games but Valve. Haven't seen that from EA and I doubt we'll see it from Ubisoft.

So what you're really saying is: 'We don't want things to change, we just want to make more money off them. I hope we can cash in on the stuff that makes indie games so great but keep screwing you gamers over so you THINK you're getting a good deal. When we drive this truckload of DLC up to your door, we hope you have your credit cards ready.'
 
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News Comments > Betrayer Announced
20. Re: Betrayer Announced Aug 5, 2013, 15:45 Slashman
 
Necrophob wrote on Aug 5, 2013, 15:25:
What's next, a game where you play a blind character? The screen is black the entire game, and you try to avoid the zombies using your remaining senses?

Actually, that sounds kinda interesting...
 
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News Comments > Betrayer Announced
8. Re: Betrayer Announced Aug 5, 2013, 11:42 Slashman
 
It's freaky the sort of things that sound cool inside a game developer's head. Goofy  
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News Comments > id: RAGE "Not Dead"
38. Re: id: RAGE Aug 4, 2013, 22:22 Slashman
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 4, 2013, 21:48:
Oh mah gawd, like what ever.

Did you say that out loud with a 'valley girl' voice?
 
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News Comments > XCOM Enemy Within Announcement This Month?
10. Re: XCOM Enemy Within Announcement This Month? Aug 1, 2013, 11:57 Slashman
 
I'll take one!!!  
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News Comments > Saints Row IV Still RC Down Under
5. Re: Saints Row IV Still RC Down Under Jul 29, 2013, 11:51 Slashman
 
There's drug use in Saint's Row 4?

I can't even remember any in Saint's Row 3...
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
22. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Jul 28, 2013, 11:25 Slashman
 
FU wrote on Jul 28, 2013, 07:42:
Vote with your wallet. Oh that's right, amd cpu tech is rubbish.


ZING!
 
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News Comments > On Sale
27. Re: On Sale Jul 21, 2013, 11:53 Slashman
 
nin wrote on Jul 21, 2013, 11:38:
J wrote on Jul 21, 2013, 07:01:
Thank you for that link, Dev. I've already found one hidden gem in the sale: Sacrifice. I'm watching the TB video on it now.

I never played that one, but everyone seemed to speak highly of it, back in the day...


Sacrifice is an awesome game! I think what hampered its success may have been the weird art style. But I have never seen anyone make anything like it since.

It also took a lot of getting used to for people. I guess everyone was expecting a bog standard RTS but from a 3rd person perspective. It's a lot more complex than that.

With some love and balance tweaks, I think I would gladly pay $50 for a full remake.
 
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News Comments > Homeworld HD and Homeworld 2 HD Announced
25. Re: Homeworld HD and Homeworld 2 HD Announced Jul 20, 2013, 22:29 Slashman
 
Ozmodan wrote on Jul 20, 2013, 21:51:
I don't have high hopes that Gearbox can do this.

Do what? Add high rez textures and widescreen options onto an already finished game? I'm thinking they can at least do that much...
 
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News Comments > Homeworld HD and Homeworld 2 HD Announced
21. Re: Homeworld HD and Homeworld 2 HD Announced Jul 20, 2013, 19:28 Slashman
 
Totally buying these!!!

I loves me some Homeworld!!!!
 
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News Comments > Valve's Young Developer Pipeline
9. Re: Valve's Young Developer Pipeline Jul 15, 2013, 14:41 Slashman
 
Creston wrote on Jul 15, 2013, 11:07:
Valve Opens Teen Sweat Shop, World Rejoices!



Creston

Standard 14-hour work day full of joy and merriment!!! Whip
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
2. Re: Op Ed Jul 15, 2013, 12:00 Slashman
 
Is this guy a nutjob?

Of course EA won't run back and add more stuff to a game. This is EA we are talking about. That's the entire reason people want to back Kickstarters. It's because big publishers would never do stuff like that. They'd add it in as DLC.

Kickstarters are about goodwill and rewarding people for backing something that would otherwise not have a chance to be created. There's always going to be another Madden or CoD or Battlefield.

You can't say the same about Wasteland or Shadowrun or Planetary Annihilation.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Economy Trailer
44. Re: Star Citizen Economy Trailer Jul 8, 2013, 09:31 Slashman
 
Wildone wrote on Jul 8, 2013, 08:51:
So many haters out there, if it wasn't for CR no one would be even trying to make a space sim, its worth my $45 just for the attempt its been so fucking long...

That's BS. X: Rebirth is still being made. And other people have made space sims in the time Roberts was out of the picture.

I loved the Wing Commander and Privateer games. I'm not saying that he didn't make quality stuff in the past. That doesn't automatically mean he can make a project of this magnitude work.

There is a direct conflict between his online model and his single player model. Players hosting their own fully moddable universe while he offers a locked, P2W online experience seems more than a little crazy.

That's like WoW letting you host your own WoW instances only you can mod them AND never pay any more money to them than the initial cost of the game. It makes dubious business sense at best.

 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - DARK
16. Re: Ships Ahoy - DARK Jul 5, 2013, 13:02 Slashman
 
I watched Let Me In last night. It's a really good film. Not sure why anyone would find it boring.

Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
 
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News Comments > Killing Floor: Free Week; Patch; Sale; More
8. Re: Killing Floor: Free Week; Patch; Sale; More Jul 5, 2013, 12:14 Slashman
 
Prez wrote on Jul 5, 2013, 09:04:
Yeah, great game. I've played a few coop games with asshats, but it's a popular enough game that finding a server with decent teammates is pretty simple.

I'd like to see a sequel soon, though.

Got this on my Steam list and played a single round of single player once. I really should give it a try online.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - DARK
7. Re: Ships Ahoy - DARK Jul 4, 2013, 18:19 Slashman
 
ItBurn wrote on Jul 4, 2013, 16:18:
Slashman wrote on Jul 4, 2013, 15:56:
ItBurn wrote on Jul 4, 2013, 15:18:
My opinion is far grimer than the previous ones :p

So it's dirty then? Grime is really hard to get rid of.

Google says

grimer
Web definitions
(grimness) ghastliness: the quality of being ghastly.

There's also

grimmer comparative of grim (Adjective)
Adjective
Forbidding or uninviting.
(of humor) Lacking genuine levity; mirthless; black.

Not valid? I think "ghastly" is actually better than just "uninviting"
Use "more grim" if you prefer

grim
/grim/
Adjective
Forbidding or uninviting.
(of humor) Lacking genuine levity; mirthless; black.

Grimer isn't a word. It is, however, a pokemon.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - DARK
5. Re: Ships Ahoy - DARK Jul 4, 2013, 15:56 Slashman
 
ItBurn wrote on Jul 4, 2013, 15:18:
My opinion is far grimer than the previous ones :p

So it's dirty then? Grime is really hard to get rid of.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
3. Re: Evening Consolidation Jul 2, 2013, 21:14 Slashman
 
Wallshadows wrote on Jul 2, 2013, 20:52:
Because consoles are the bastion of light against the darkness of piracy.

You shall not pass!!!
 
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News Comments > On the Future of Diablo III
9. Re: On the Future of Diablo III Jul 2, 2013, 12:07 Slashman
 
Xero wrote on Jul 2, 2013, 11:46:
Actually, you and everyone else would have bought it because it said Diablo III on the cover. The fact that it turned out so horrible did not come to light immediately for all. I was in the beta and already saw some of the bad stuff but had hope for the final. Unfortunately there was no saving grace for this game.

I just don't like how you act like you were so intelligent for skipping it when in fact you just heard what everyone else has to say about it.

I skipped it because the always online DRM requirement, lack of modding, and auction house were all BS. The fact that Blizzard kept providing additional reasons for me not to ever be tempted to pick it up does indeed make me feel much better about my decision as time goes on.

The fact that you had first hand knowledge of some of the shortfalls from your time in beta and still picked it up might make one question your judgement.
 
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